I know I've been talking about Ivy League Cowboy's win in the RomCon Readers' Choice award, but long ago in 2008, the book finaled in a different contest -- Colorado Romance Writers' Heart of the Rockies! Ivy League Cowboy took second in short contemporary that year, and A Cowboy and a Gentleman took third. I also took first in the erotic category that year which led to my association with Ellora's Cave, still one of the premier publishers of erotic romance.
Yes, the HOTR has been very good to me.
Now is your chance to shine! Enter the HOTR this year.
of the Rockies Unpublished Author Contest
Romance Writers is pleased to announce the 2012 Heart of the Rockies Contest
for unpublished writers. Numerous past Heart of the Rockies entrants have gone
on to publish their works in book-length fiction. This year, there will be nine
categories with achievement awards given in each.
are limited to the first 215 received. Any entries received after the limit
is reached will be rejected and returned to the owner.
entry will be judged by two experienced judges. Entrants will receive one
written critique and two comprehensive evaluations of their work based on
twenty different potential problem areas. Each category uses an individualized
score sheet for its particular genre.
that qualify for the final round will be judged by select editors or agents.
All finalists will be notified via phone or email no later than September 10,
The First Place winner in each category will
receive a cash prize of $25.00. In addition, winners will be announced in the
Romance Writers Report. All finalists will receive an achievement certificate.
Please contact the Coordinator Grace Larralde at: HOTRCoordinator@yahoo.com.
entry deadline is midnight, Friday, July 13, 2012. Any entries received after
that time will be disqualified and returned to their owners.
Permission to forward granted and appreciated.
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